Community Health Advocate Salary

For Community Health Advocates, hourly average wages total $16.66 per hour. Geographic location and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The vast majority (83 percent) of Community Health Advocates who took the survey are female. A fair number receive medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision plans. For the most part, Community Health Advocates enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$31,354 - $54,038
$31K
$39K
$54K
MEDIAN: $38,504
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$10.90 - $22.52
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$0$54K
Salary $31,354 - $54,038
Total Pay (?
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$24,429 - $48,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 26
Hourly Data $0$28
Hourly Rate $10.90 - $22.52
Overtime $28.50
Annual Data $0$48K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,429 - $48,657
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Job Description for Community Health Advocate

A community health advocate is a person who essentially acts as a patient consultant during the healthcare process. This involves assisting with insurance and treatment plans and working with hospital personnel and care providers. This is a position that can be staffed by a government agency, or the community health advocate can work for a non-profit organization.

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Community Health Advocate Tasks

  • Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients' medical or physical condition and to assess client needs.
  • Refer patient, client, or family to community resources to assist in recovery from illness and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement or education.
  • Provide psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses.
  • Advocate for clients or patients to resolve crises.

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Pay by Experience Level for Community Health Advocate

Pay by Experience for a Community Health Advocate has a positive trend. An entry-level Community Health Advocate with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 44 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Community Health Advocate with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Community Health Advocate which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 14 salaries. A Community Health Advocate with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 17 salaries.

Key Stats for Community Health Advocate

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Community Health Advocate Salaries

Experienced
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲6%

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
89 %
Male
11 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 17%